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Air Force Civilian Service Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description


As a FABRICATION SUPERVISOR with the Indiana Air National Guard (ANG), your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Planning. Plans weekly or monthly work schedules and sequence of operations. Establishes deadlines and priorities based on established general schedules, methods and policies. Determines skills, materials and equipment required to do the work. Participates in the initial planning of current and future work schedules and development of budget requests. Provides workload data, estimates, information on staffing needs, and recommendations as the scheduling of projected work.
  • Work Direction. Assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods, and procedures. Instructs subordinates on new procedures or methods and provides assistance on difficult or new problem areas. Reviews work in progress or on completion. Makes adjustments as necessary to effectively and economically accomplish the work. Notes and investigates work related problems and independently implements corrective actions which can be taken without affecting work operations controlled by other supervisors. Assures that equipment and materiel is available when needed. Coordinates work with other units.
  • Administration. Recommends and participates in the selection of personnel to fill vacancies. Schedules and approves leave of subordinates. Sets performance requirements and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Determines training needs of subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees on problems. Adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and union representatives. Takes informal corrective action on conduct or performance problems. Initiates proposals for disciplinary action where needed. Works to achieve the objectives of Government-wide programs and policies, e.g., equal employment opportunity and labor management relations. Promotes the participation of subordinates in programs such as the suggestion program, cost reduction program, etc. Ensures that regulations governing safety and housekeeping are observed. Maintains production reports and records. Periodically reviews position descriptions of subordinates for currency and accuracy. Initiates the detailing of subordinates to positions other than their own. Initiates or participates in review and improvement of work methods, organizational features, and the structuring of positions to eliminate unnecessary positions and achieve optimum content in those remaining.
  • Performs the nonsupervisory work of the function as needed.
  • Implements safety regulatory requirements. subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow safety precautions. Ensures that pertinent safety precautions.
  • Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support exercises. May be required to perform such additional duties as
    structural fire fighting, aircraft fire/crash/rescue duty, security guard, snow removal, munitions loading and handling, heavy equipment operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment, or to serve as a team member on boards to cope with natural disasters or civil emergencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


In order to meet the Minimum Qualifications for this position at the WS-10 grade level, you must have at least 36 months of:

    • experience or training which demonstrates the ability to organize assignments for subordinates, estimate material and manpower needed for specific jobs; able to explain manuals and work procedures; and to prepare production records, work records and reports.
    • journeyman level knowledge and experience which demonstrates the ability to plan, direct, and organize work assignments for lower grade personnel; Experience which required the review of work requirements and establish priorities to meet deadlines; Experience that provided knowledge of various lines of work performed by this function; Experience which demonstrates the ability to supervise or the potential to perform such duties as evidenced by the ability to communicate knowledge of general supervisory concepts, and knowledge of shop processes; Experience in adapting existing equipment and techniques to new situations.
     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that will be evaluated for this position include:
  • Ability to plans use of subordinate workers, equipment, facilities, and materials on a week-to-week or month-to-month basis.
  • Ability to establish deadlines, priorities, and work sequences, and plan work assignments based on general work schedules, methods, and policies set by the supervisor.
  • Ability to recommend solutions to staffing problems, engineering requirements, and work operations directed by other supervisors.
  • Ability to implement regulatory safety requirements and ensure that subordinates wear appropriate safety equipment and follow pertinent safety precautions.

Specialized Experience Requirements for NGB Federal Wage System Positions for claiming civilian job experience:

Creditable experience must have been performed at least 30 consecutive days and be properly documented. Experience in the same line of work can only be credited on the basis of a regular 40-hour workweek.  Hours per week MUST be documented on resume to receive any credit.

Must participate in Direct Deposit

A criminal history check will be completed on all selectees before hire date.  

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position. 

ENLISTMENT CASH BONUSES:   Acceptance of technician position may affect any bonus and/or educational assistance that may be payable.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Works inside and outside, in inclement weather, on icy, wet, and slippery ramps, aircraft surfaces and work stands, and in temperature and humidity extremes. Subject to dangers from exposure to toxic fumes, high pressure air and fluids, fast actuating metal aircraft surfaces such as landing gears, speed brakes, missile doors and flaps, engine noise, heat blast, intake suction, explosive ammunition, electrical voltage, cartridge actuating devices, liquid oxygen, volatile and inflammable fuels, lubricants, paints, and solvents.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: Work involves climbing, stooping, standing, bending, stretching, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Requires moderate to strenuous physical exertion. Lifts heavy equipment and components that can weigh up to 40 pounds. Assistance is available to lift heavier items.

If you are not a member of the Indiana Air National Guard, but are interested in applying for this position, please call the Indiana Air National Guard Recruiting Office at 800-GO-GUARD.  You can also view our website at

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.


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Other Information

Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply. 

For a complete list of Job Vacancy Announcements available at the Indiana National Guard, please visit our website at IN NG HR PUBLIC PAGE.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 464642600
Located In Fort wayne, IN
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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